January 15, 2010 11:04 ET

Boston Mutual Completes National Ethics Qualification

"We Are Committed to Providing Excellent Service," Says Boston Mutual CEO

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - January 15, 2010) - IMSA congratulates the following Boston Mutual companies for completing the rigorous review of their marketing, sales and compliance practices required every three years to qualify for renewed IMSA membership:

--  Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company
--  Life Insurance Company of Boston & New York

"Our customers are entitled to ethical and excellent service," said Paul E. Petry, President & CEO of Boston Mutual. "Saying that you're ethical in how you conduct business simply isn't enough. Proving it through the third party credibility that IMSA provides is what demonstrates to consumers that you will go the extra mile to earn their trust. Boston Mutual is proud to have once again attained IMSA qualification."

"Achieving IMSA qualification is a tangible demonstration of a company's ongoing commitment to high standards of ethical market conduct and fair and honest service to customers," said IMSA President & CEO Brian Atchinson. "We applaud Boston Mutual on its dedication to exemplary business practices," said Atchinson.

About Boston Mutual

Founded in 1891, Boston Mutual will celebrate its 119th year in 2010. Our focus since our founding has been and continues to be middle America. Through our marketing divisions, General Agencies, Worksite Marketing and Group Insurance, we offer life and health products designed for working Americans. Looking to the future, we will continue to provide Americans with the products that they need and want.

About IMSA

IMSA is the premier standards-setting and compliance solutions organization for the life insurance, annuity and long-term care insurance marketplace for individually sold products. Qualified companies commit to maintaining high ethical market conduct standards and to being fair, honest, and open in the way they advertise, sell and service their products. For more information and a list of IMSA-qualified companies, visit

Contact Information

  • For information, contact:
    Jennifer Kalita